Sore throat is an inflammation or swelling in the pharynx i.e. at the back of the throat. Often caused by a viral infection, sore throat is the result of cold, cough or flu. Other causes of sore throat include tonsillitis, mumps, sinusitis, measles, diphtheria, leukemia, excessive smoking, talking loudly and shouting. Some of the most common symptoms of sore throat are irritation of throat, chills and fever, pain, swollen and tender lymph glands and difficulty in swallowing. Though sore throat is generally harmless, it can cause serious problems if prolonged. Still, sore throats can be effectively treated at home, using the natural therapies. In the following lines, we have provided some home remedies for curing sore throat.